Average Weather during January in Grindavík (Reykjanes), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Grindavík in January is -2.4°C (27.68°F). The amount of rain/snow in January is normal with an average of 76mm (3.0in). This month is known as a chilly month. Be prepared January is also the coldest month. The average maximum temperature lies around 2.5°C (36.5°F). During the night it can cool down. With a water temperature of around 6.0°C (42.8°F), this is not the best month to swim. In this month you will hardly see any sunshine with 20 hours of sun during the whole month.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Grindavík should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat. Since climate change is one of the main problems the world faces these days we recommend to buy sustainable or second hand cloths. We made a deal with our partner praNa which means this month you get 70% off the original price of Women’s Dresses + Free shipping with code DRESS70.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature -2 °C
Max Temperature 2 °C
Water Temperature 6 °C
Chance of Rain 45%
Precipitation 76mm
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 20

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

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